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Day and Night World Map

The map below shows the current position of the Sun and the Moon. It shows which parts of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 11:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 23' South, Longitude: 3° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.92 meters/second, 1670.1 km/hour, 1037.8 miles/hour or 901.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.30 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.30 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.9"1037.82 miwest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 minorth1037.82 mi
24 hours0° 04' 25.9"5.11 miwest0° 23' 42.7"27.16 minorth27.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 11:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 11' North, Longitude: 90° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.48 meters/second, 1517.3 km/hour, 942.8 miles/hour or 819.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.71 miwest0° 00' 01.2"0.03 misouth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 30' 58.2"942.60 miwest0° 01' 22.0"1.57 misouth942.67 mi
24 hours11° 34' 33.6"751.77 mieast0° 58' 21.9"66.92 misouth757.03 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
São ToméTue 11:52 AM352 km218 miles190 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santo António (Príncipe)Tue 11:52 AM475 km295 miles257 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port-GentilTue 12:52 PM573 km356 miles309 nmEast E
LibrevilleTue 12:52 PM651 km405 miles352 nmEast E
BataTue 12:52 PM724 km450 miles391 nmEast-northeast ENE
MalaboTue 12:52 PM732 km455 miles395 nmNortheast NE
LagosTue 12:52 PM757 km470 miles409 nmNorth N
CotonouTue 12:52 PM759 km472 miles410 nmNorth N
Porto NovoTue 12:52 PM768 km477 miles415 nmNorth N
LomeTue 11:52 AM769 km478 miles415 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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